Backroads Announces Adventure Travel Gift Guide for Experiential Holiday Gifts

Give the Gift of Adventure this Holiday Season with Backroads’ Personalized Gift Guide
December 7, 2021
— Berkeley, CA

Backroads, the leader in active travel, today announced personalized trip recommendations for loved ones who want to give the gift of experiences, not things, this holiday season. From Bourbon lovers to history buffs, serious cyclists to foodies and families, every type of traveler can find something to love in Backroads’ diverse catalog of Biking, Walking & Hiking, Multi-Adventure, Family, easygoing Dolce Tempo and Private Adventures in more than 50 countries across six continents.  

To help holiday shoppers give the gift of travel this season, Backroads has compiled a list of unique trip recommendations to assist in pairing travelers with their perfect adventure.   

The History Buff – Brittany & Normandy Bike Tour, Berlin to Prague Bike Tour  

The Wine Enthusiast – California Wine Country Bike Tour, Tuscany Bike Tour, Cinque Terre & Tuscany Walking & Hiking Tour, Loire Valley Bike Tour   

The Easygoing Explorer– Santa Barbara to Ojai Easygoing E-bike Tour, Switzerland Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour; Croatia to Montenegro Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour 

The Serious Cyclist – Spain’s Mallorca Bike Tour, Texas Bike Tour   

The Avid Hiker – Dolomites Hut-to Hut Hiking Tour, Peru Lodge-to-Lodge Trekking Tour  

The Snow Adventurer – Canadian Rockies Snow Adventure Tour  

The Spiritual Traveler – A Taste of Camino de Santiago Walking & Hiking Tour, Bhutan Walking & Hiking Tour  

The Foodie – Provence Active Culinary Walking Tour, Tuscany Active Culinary Walking Tour  

The Family Vacationer – Yellowstone & Tetons Multi-Adventure Tour, Maine’s Acadia Family Multi-Adventure Tour, Iceland Family Walking & Hiking Tour    

The Cruiser – Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Mekong River Cruise Bike Tour, Rhine River Cruise Bike Tour, Danube River Cruise Full Ship Celebration  

The Über-Luxury Traveler – Aspen's Glacial Valleys Bike Tour, Italy’s Amalfi Coast Walking & Hiking Tour   

The Bourbon Lover - Kentucky Bike Tour  

The Far-Flung Explorer – Oman Walking & Hiking Tour 

For more inspiration, explore all of Backroads’ Top 10 Lists including trips for wine lovers, photographers, beach lovers, stargazers, family and more, visit here.  

“The holiday season is a time of celebration with friends and family, and also an excellent opportunity to plan your next great adventure together,” said Backroads Founder and President, Tom Hale. “Experiences make the best holiday presents, especially as the world starts reopening to travel.  This holiday season, think about giving your loved ones the gift of lifelong memories on a journey with Backroads.”

There is no commitment to sign up for a Backroads trip and the company offers flexible cancellation plans. For information about purchasing a Backroads gift certificate in any denomination, call 1-800-462-2848 or visit: 

About Backroads      
Backroads was founded in 1979 by Tom Hale and has been a leading innovator in active and adventure travel for over 40 years. The company offers biking, walking & hiking and multi-adventure tours, small ship active cruises, private trips and family trips designed for three distinct age groups: Teens & Kids (typically 9-16), Older Teens & 20s (17+) and 20s & Beyond (adult kids through their late 20s). Backroads hosts thousands of guests each year—75% of whom are repeat guests or referrals from past guests—in hundreds of locations across the globe. For more information, please visit, or call 800-462-2848.    

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